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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 11:36:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 34%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:56 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, August 17, 2012 at 3:56 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 05' North, Longitude: 68° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.88 meters/second, 1508.0 km/hour, 937.0 miles/hour or 814.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.62 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 minorth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.2"936.67 miwest0° 02' 11.2"2.51 minorth936.56 mi
24 hours11° 50' 18.0"764.23 mieast0° 24' 52.8"28.53 minorth763.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto PlataSat 7:36 AM273 km170 miles148 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cockburn Town *Sat 7:36 AM282 km175 miles152 nmWest W
Punta CanaSat 7:36 AM282 km175 miles152 nmSouth S
Santiago de los CaballerosSat 7:36 AM296 km184 miles160 nmSouthwest SW
La RomanaSat 7:36 AM298 km185 miles161 nmSouth S
Concepción de La VegaSat 7:36 AM299 km186 miles162 nmSouthwest SW
Santo DomingoSat 7:36 AM329 km204 miles178 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MayagüezSat 7:36 AM347 km215 miles187 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San JuanSat 7:36 AM379 km235 miles205 nmSoutheast SE
San Juan de la MaguanaSat 7:36 AM384 km239 miles208 nmSouthwest SW

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